Hearing protection device: Training, Awareness and Selection (HPD TAS) Tool

The objective of the HPD TAS Tool Leading Practice is to assist the South African mining industry with the elimination of NIHL by improving the effectiveness of mine hearing conservation programmes. This leading practice will lessen the risks of damage to mineworkers' hearing.

HPD TAS

HPD TAS leading practice adoption guide

HPD_TAS_Tool_LPAG

2016-06-13 | (160.5 KB)

HPD_TAS_Tool LPAG Rev1

2016-06-13 | (3.15 MB)

Website Intro

2016-06-13 | (13.43 KB)

COPAs

Labels - ENVELOPE

2016-06-13 | (13.88 KB)

COPA Participation

2016-06-13 | (11.27 KB)

Exxarro COPA

2016-06-13 | (58.78 KB)

HPD TAS COPA - invite 26 March 2014

2016-06-13 | (139.44 KB)

HPD_TAS COPA Agenda - 12 June 2014

2016-06-13 | (1.04 MB)

Adoption Team

2016-06-13 | (11.25 KB)

ARM - Project Manager Appointment

2016-06-13 | (272.78 KB)

Nominations

2016-06-13 | (11.24 KB)

HPD TAS COPA - invite 12 June 2014

2016-06-13 | (139.45 KB)

Mental Model Interview Results

2016-06-13 | (11.31 KB)

HPD TAS COPAs Rev4

2016-06-13 | (15.91 KB)

ARM - TRP - COPA

2016-06-13 | (206.45 KB)

TRP- COPA appointments

2016-06-13 | (318.75 KB)

COPA Labels

2016-06-13 | (9.57 KB)

Table of Contents for PoE

2016-06-13 | (10.71 KB)

Glencore - Mototolo

2016-06-13 | (423.95 KB)

Initial Engagement

2016-06-13 | (11.33 KB)

March 26 COPA Attendees

2016-06-13 | (411.07 KB)

ARM-Modikwa

2016-06-13 | (49.4 KB)

Arnot COPA

2016-06-13 | (89.09 KB)

Portfolio of evidence

Adoption tracker
Other

Educational, motivational and training materials for trainers, comprising:

Other materials available

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Hearing Loss Simulator

This is a software training and communication tool for promoting hearing loss prevention by demonstrating the effects of noise exposure on hearing without actually experiencing noise-induced hearing loss.

 

Industry-wide Buy and Maintain Quiet Initiative (IBMQI)

This is an industry-wide arrangement whereby mining companies procure equipment and maintain existing equipment that conforms to specific noise emission requirements.

YouTube Videos

Educational/motivational (15 minutes long), which conveys the message that loud noise is hazardous and illustrates the potential consequences of exposure to it.

How to protect yourself from going deaf [photo]
How to protect yourself from going deaf:
How to protect yourself from going deaf [photo]
'To hear or not to hear': The choice is yours
 

 

Booklets/handouts

Handouts for trainees in the form of a 16-page, A-5 self-cover booklet illustrating the risks of excessive noise exposure, as well as the correct use and care of HPDs, produced in English and Zulu.

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